Facebook Director of FP&A, Global Marketing & Sales in Menlo Park, California

Intro:
Facebook's mission is to give people the power to share, and make the world more open and connected. Through our growing family of apps and services, we're building a different kind of company that helps billions of people around the world connect and share what matters most to them. Whether we're creating new products or helping a small business expand its reach, people at Facebook are builders at heart. Our global teams are constantly iterating, solving problems, and working together to make the world more open and accessible. Connecting the world takes every one of us—and we're just getting started.

Summary:
Facebook is seeking a Director of Financial Planning and Analysis (FP&A), responsible for supporting the Global Marketing and Sales function. The Director of FP&A will lead the financial planning, business modeling, forecasting and management reporting activities related to the cost base of Facebook’s multi-billion dollar Ads business. In addition, the Director of FP&A will effectively partner with stakeholders across the company to ensure budget communication and alignment across multiple decision levels. With a deep understanding of the business levers, this person will be responsible for increasing the value of information and analysis provided to key business partners, ultimately driving the business towards clear and effective decisions. This position will report directly to the Vice President of Monetization Finance.

Required Skills:

  1. Lead the expense side of Facebook’s financial planning and ongoing reporting processes including the annual budget, monthly and quarterly rolling forecasting for key expense areas, and 5-year financial forecast development 

  2. Manage entire budgeting cycle, maintaining attention to detail and ensuring timelines are met with clear and comprehensive assumptions, analysis and plan roll-ups that link to Facebook’s annual and long term goals 

  3. Drive a quarterly reporting package that includes financial performance, detailed reporting of key expense and other financial metrics, and executive level explanations of variances and trends 

  4. Partner closely with Sales executive leadership and Sales Operations teams to identify and evaluate strategic investment opportunities

  5. Advise senior business leadership of opportunities and risks impacting business performance

  6. Propose potential solutions and areas of offsetting savings to potential budgetary overruns

  7. Lead the preparation of financial analysis, commentary and presentation materials for the financial updates to the CFO 

  8. Support controllership organization with the production of financial statements and disclosures 

  9. Lead key initiatives to continuously improve and automate Facebook’s financial controls and operations 

    1. Team: Lead, grow and develop a team of high performing professionals responsible for capital planning, operating expenses, and headcount tracking.

Minimum Qualifications:

  1. 10+ years of finance experience

  2. Knowledge of financial planning and analysis required

  3. Demonstrated experience influencing senior leadership of organizations

  4. Working knowledge of finance, accounting, budgeting and cost control principles

  5. BA/BS from an undergraduate institution

  6. Demonstrated record of career progression

  7. Previous management experience leading teams

Preferred Qualifications:

  1. Prior experience working at a technology company

  2. MBA or other advanced degree

Industry: Internet

Equal Opportunity: As part of our dedication to the diversity of our workforce, Facebook is committed to Equal Employment Opportunity without regard for race, color, national origin, ethnicity, gender, protected veteran status, disability, sexual orientation, gender identity, or religion. We are also committed to providing reasonable accommodations for qualified individuals with disabilities and disabled veterans in our job application procedures. If you need assistance or an accommodation due to a disability, you may contact us at accommodations-ext@fb.com or you may call us at 1+650-308-7837.